The Dutch giant has been
present in India for nearly
Over the last decade , Dutch Giant Philips
has been making a marked shift away from
its heritage of incandescent bulbs, radios
PHILIPS INDIA TIMELINE
Its starts its operations at kolkata
(Calcutta) in 1930 with 75 staff.
Set up its first Indian lamp manufacturing
factory in 1938 in kolkata
In 1948,after the second world war, Philips
starts manufacturing radios in Kolkata.
In 1982,Philips brings colour television
transmission to India with the supply of
four outdoor broadcast vans to Doordarsh
an during the 1x Asian Games
In 1993,Philips launch its domestic appliances
business in India.
In 1995, Philips introduces compact fluorescent
lamps into the country.
In1996, Philips comes with new innovations
“the Philips Innovation Campus (PIC) Bangalore
In 1998,Philips launches Flat Televisions
and CD- recorders – both firsts in India
In 2001, Philips lighting starts its
operations at its vadodra factory.
In 2005,it opens a new Philips Innovation
In July 2005, it launches Project DISHA , a
telemedicine initiative in association with
In 2008, it acquires Meditronics and Alpha
x-ray , both X-ray system makers
Being worked as a Electronics Company,
now they have changed their portfolio from
high-volume consumer electronics to
Medical systems and appliances and
lighting with a focus on health and well-
Strategies towards health care
In consumer lifestyle , clean drinking water
and clean air are the two focus areas
according to Philips company.
In India, PIC (Philips innovation
campus ) has developed a prototype
solution for clean drinking water for the
By using these strategies , India could
become an Export hub for clean drinking